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In US Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

In US Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Prosecutors say he attacked them after they confronted him for harassing two young black women, one of whom wore a Muslim head covering. While being transported to the police station, according ...

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US Spelling Bee: Indian-American kid Ananya Vinay wins Scripps'17

The second-place victor, 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , misspelled the word "maraam" in the final round of the competition. Marocain is a type of crepe fabric of silk or rayon and the word is derived f...

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White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

The fact that Michael Dubke , the White House's communications director, resigned cut:[from that position] earlier this month, and that his decision became public Tuesday, has only stoked such specul...

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Fact-Checking Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

Nicaragua and Syria are the only two countries that did not ratify it. "This decision can not and will not ... stop us". "I call on them, come and work here with us, to work together on concrete...

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Putin praises Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

Putin also said he was personally convinced that hackers could not materially alter election campaigns in Europe, America or elsewhere. US President Donald Trump said the probe "hurts our country"...

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President Trump warns Germany on trade. Economists wonder why?

President Trump warns Germany on trade. Economists wonder why?

The president says the USA is running a "MASSIVE" trade deficit with Germany, but "this will change". Spicer gamely tried to deny the report , insisting that European Commission chairman Jean-Claud...

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PH asks USA to reconsider withdrawal from Paris climate pact

PH asks USA to reconsider withdrawal from Paris climate pact

He further said that that Russian Federation is yet to ratify the agreement and is waiting for the rules on resource allocation to be formed as part of the deal. In reality, China is aware that it e...

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Dont look at India-China ties from a third country perspective: Modi

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's meetings with members of Trump's team have been a focus of the congressional investigation. Speaking at an economic forum in St. However, the Russian leader said Snowden...

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Police say Mississippi boy shot after car stolen

Police say Mississippi boy shot after car stolen

Three youths - Byron McBride , 19, and DeAllen Washington , 17, both of Jackson , and Dwan Wakefield , 17, of Ridgeland - were arrested and are being charged with capital murder , said Warren Str...

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Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

One, or both of them, would be the new champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Maryland . "Using other languages, like language classes a...

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Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

All three were given two year probation each. Sandusky , 73, is serving a sentence of 30 to 60 years, and is appealing his conviction. Spanier said he regretted that "I did not intervene more for...

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Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

J. Mario Molina, former CEO of Molina Healthcare - which provides plans to Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program recipients - also blamed Trump and the GOP for injecting uncertainty int...

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3 men killed in mill explosion identified

The cause of the explosion was under investigation. Almost a dozen other people were taken to hospitals following the explosion and fire. A total of 37 separate agencies responded to the scene. Divi...

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Trump to decide whether to block Comey testimony: White House adviser

The Senate Intelligence Committee said on Thursday it would hear from Comey, who was sacked by Trump on May 9, first in an open session and then behind closed doors, which would afford senators a chan...

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Is Buying Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Here Good Idea?

Sir Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 531,160 shares. The stock's market capitalization is 28.64B, it has a 52-week low of 48.67 and a 52-week high of 73.33. CLSA has "Underperform" rating and $...

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Ananya Vinay wins 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

At just 12-years-old she was the youngest member of the final field, where older kids had more competition experience than she did. Ananya Vinay's sort-of acceptance speech? "Language of origin?" ...

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Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul

The Haqqani network are a particularly brutal insurgency group which closely cooperates with the Taliban. It alleged the group had received help from ISI, the Pakistani intelligence service. At leas...

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Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

USA intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails, helping President Donald Trump's election victory, and the Congressional and FBI investigations i...

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One dead, two missing after Wisconsin corn mill explosion

Multiple fire departments and more than four helicopters were called to the Didion Milling plant in the 500 block of Williams Street at 11pm, but rescuers struggled to get into the burning building....

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Divers search for missing boater on Raymond pond

Divers search for missing boater on Raymond pond

Friday morning in 16 feet of water about 200 feet from the shore of Panther Pond in Raymond, Maine . Raymond firefighters responded to search for Hughes beginning at 11:00 p.m. The body has been tr...

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NC House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next

Their motive? They don't want to support President Donald Trump . He warned that if Democrats take control of the House, then it will be impossible for Trump to implement his agenda. That was bef...

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Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

Part of central California's scenic Highway 1 is now buried under about 40 feet of mud and rock after a landslide struck over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. The 656-mile Pacific Coast Highway ...

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Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

In a statement released late Thursday, Nike voiced its concerns over Trump's decision and vowed to continue to its push to be environmentally conscious. The group-which now includes 30 mayors, thr...

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Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

Comey is also expected to address his private conversations with Trump, where the president reportedly asked him to kill his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Comey is...

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US withdraws from Paris climate change pact

US withdraws from Paris climate change pact

US President Donald Trump is withdrawing the US from the Paris agreement on climate change , a UN treaty signed by nearly 200 nations in 2016 and considered a major achievement by his predecess...

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Puerto Rican nationalist to march, but not as parade honoree

Puerto Rican nationalist to march, but not as parade honoree

Parade organizers had planned to honor Rivera, a member of the Armed Forces of National Liberation , or FALN , which claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings in the 1970s and 1980s. Charles...

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Mueller cleared to serve as special counsel

Mueller cleared to serve as special counsel

Both Coats and Rogers refused to comply with Trump's request, which they deemed inappropriate, according to two current and two former officials with knowledge of the situation who spoke with the Pos...

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Trump demonstrates Montenegro's real place at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Stoltenberg said. Leaders offered modest applause at the end of a speech that he began by asking for a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, Eng...

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Taiwan's environmental efforts to continue despite Trump climate decision

Taiwan's environmental efforts to continue despite Trump climate decision

Political and social leaders in the Bay Area had mixed reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change accord. "Keeping America great really require...

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Paris Climate Deal needed for 'Mother Earth's sake', says Merkel

Paris Climate Deal needed for 'Mother Earth's sake', says Merkel

The Paris accord took almost three years to negotiate, with countries fighting to ensure each bore the least cost of climate change while balancing necessary measures to cut emissions. States in t...

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